Category : Eco-stories

Eco-Stories: Randi from Handep, an Indonesian social enterprise

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Handep is a social enterprise in the heart of Indonesian Borneo, where we help reconnect our friends and family with their lands and forests for a more sustainable living. We work to empower indigenous women and farmers through sustainable fashion and […]

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Eco-Stories: Jennie Stephens and Heirs Property

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Jennie L. Stephens has served as the chief leader of the Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation since its inception in 2005. At the Center, she is responsible for overall strategic planning, resource development, financial management and organizational development. She has worked […]

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Eco-Stories: Amy Armstrong, Executive Director of SCELP

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Amy Armstrong, Executive Director and General Counsel, started working for SCELP in September, 2002, after receiving a competitive two year fellowship from Equal Justice Works, formerly the National Association of Public Interest Law. Once her fellowship ended, she became a staff […]

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Eco-Stories: Alan Hancock – Coastal Conservation Leauge

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Alan Hancock joined the Coastal Conservation League in 2015 after working for Conservation Voters of South Carolina as their Campaigns Director. Alan has also worked at the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control enforcing and developing air pollution regulations. […]

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Eco-Stories: Queen Quet of the Gullah/Geechee Nation

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Queen Quet Marquetta L. Goodwine is a published author, computer scientist, lecturer, mathematician, historian, columnist, preservationist, environmental justice advocate, environmentalist, film consultant, and “The Art-ivist.” She is the founder of the premiere advocacy organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, the […]

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Eco-Stories: Rebecca Haynes – Conservation Voters of South Carolina

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Rebecca Haynes, Deputy Director of CVSC Rebecca has over fifteen years of experience working on water policy in South Carolina with communities, utilities, and agencies, most recently at the SC Dept. of Health and Environmental Control and American Rivers. A University […]

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Eco-Stories: Zach Steinhauser and the Purple Martin

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Zach Steinhauser is a Eco-tour operator based out of Lexington SC who, for the past 3 years, has been taking tourists to view North America’s largest Purple Martin migration roost. His tours began when he found out a surprising fact about […]

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Eco-Stories: Puja Ganguli – Sustainability in our Food Systems

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Leaving behind a career as a chef and food journalist, Puja pursued an education in sustainability to understand how to overcome the inherent problems of our food system. A lover of people and conversations, with Urth she is trying to create […]

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Eco-Stories: Amanda Borlotti – Veganism, Animal Rescue in Abu Dhabi

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Amanda Borlotti is an amateur triathlete and passionate vegan living in the United Arab Emirates. Amanda is a cat lover who helps out with local rescue groups – this love of animals was her driver for turning vegan three years ago. […]

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Eco-Stories: Oli Moraes – Climate Policy in Australia and Blue Carbon

This interview has been edited for brevity and clarity. See the full interview below. Oli Moraes has research experience looking at blue carbon – mangroves and seagrasses – in the Pacific Island region as a means to addressing climate change mitigation, adaptation, biodiversity conservation and sustainable development. Oli has a Bachelors of Arts and Science […]

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